So Much For Post-Racial America

"Things are strange, and they're happening."

Racial politics are only likely to grow worse.

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Racial conflict has not abated in the Barack Obama era. It has intensified. Obama's temporary reprieve for undocumented immigrants has just ratcheted up the tension another notch. The usual demagogues did the usual things, with Representatives Steve King and Michele Bachmann heading to the Mexican border because, well, why not?  

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